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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises, chapter 21 (search)
gs intellectual, came among us. It was in the midst of all this circle that the Town and country Club was formed, of which Mrs. Howe was president and I had the humbler functions of vice-president, and it was under its auspices that the festival indicated in the following programme took place, at the always attractive seaside house of the late Mr. and Mrs. John W. Bigelow, of New York. The plan was modeled after the Harvard Commencement exercises, and its Latin programme, prepared by Professor Lane, then one of the highest classical authorities in New England, gave a list of speakers and subjects, the latter almost all drawn from Mrs. Howe's ready wit. Feminae Inlustrissimae Praestantissimae · Doctissimae · Peritissimae Omnium * Scientarvum * Doctrici Omnium * Bonarum * Artium * Magistrae Dominae Iulia * Ward * Howe Praesidi · Magnificentissimae Viro Honoratissimo Duci Fortissimo In Litteris * Humanioribus Optime Versato Domi * Militiaeque * Gloriam Insignem * Nacto Domino Tho
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises, chapter 24 (search)
est of the Astor family, parents of the present English author of that name. At their house I spent one evening with Holmes, who was in his most brilliant mood, at the end of which he had talked himself into such an attack of asthma that he had to bid adieu to Newport forever, after an early breakfast the next morning. There was the Reverend Charles T. Brooks, a man of angelic face and endless German translations, who made even Jean Paul readable and also unbelievable. There was Professor George Lane, from Harvard, a man so full of humor that people bought his new Latin Grammar merely for the fun to be got out of its notes. There was La Farge, just passing through the change which made a great artist out of a booklover and a student of languages. He alone on this list made Newport his home for years, and reared his gifted and attractive children there, and it was always interesting to see how, one by one, they developed into artists or priests. There was George Boker, of Phi
Hung in effigy. --The Atlanta Confederacy has been informed that the citizens of Huntsville, Ala., lately hung in effigy Nich Davis, Jerry Clemens, and Geo. Lane of that place, on account of their Unionless.--Lane for Lincoln, and went off with the retiring Yankees, Clemens and Davis remain at home, but it seems that the people have no confidence in their to the South. Hung in effigy. --The Atlanta Confederacy has been informed that the citizens of Huntsville, Ala., lately hung in effigy Nich Davis, Jerry Clemens, and Geo. Lane of that place, on account of their Unionless.--Lane for Lincoln, and went off with the retiring Yankees, Clemens and Davis remain at home, but it seems that the people have no confidence in their to the South.